Passenger: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201807-02

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Passenger, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

www-apache/passenger on all architectures
Affected versions < 5.3.2
Unaffected versions >= 5.3.2

Background

Passenger runs and manages your Ruby, Node.js, and Python apps.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Passenger. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could escalate privileges, execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Passenger users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/passenger-5.3.2"
 

References

Release Date
July 22, 2018

Latest Revision
July 22, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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